ERIC Number: ED166236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: 0
A Summary of Data Collected From Graduate Record Examinations Test-Takers During 1975-76. Data Summary Report #1.
Altman, Robert A.; Holland, Paul W.
The data presented in this report summarize the background characteristics of 234,796 college students who took the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) Aptitude Test during 1975-1976 and who responded to at least one of the thirteen background questions. Response data are presented for the following questions: (1) whether or not GRE tests have been taken previously; (2) U.S. citizenship; (3) whether or not English is the primary language; (4) ethnic or racial background; (5) undergraduate enrollment of undergraduate institution attended; (6) public, private, or religious affiliation of undergraduate institution; (7) year bachelor's degree received; (8) most recent year in which graduate school was attended at least half-time; (9) public, private, or church affiliation of graduate institution; (10) graduate degree objective; (11) age; (12) undergraduate major; and (13) intended graduate major. Additional tables compare responses to two questions (such as ethnic group, age, degree objective), and cross tabulate verbal and quantitative scores on the GRE or sex of student with selected responses. (GDC)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Biographical Inventories, College Entrance Examinations, College Students, Educational Background, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Scores, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data)
Graduate Record Examinations, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08541 (free while supplies last)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers: Graduate Record Examinations
Note: For related document, see TM 007 265 ; Parts marginally legible due to light type